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Francesca Borgonovi presented insights from the Strength through Diversity project on 13 October 2017 at the conference “Migration and the Integration into the Education System: Experience, Exchange and Needs Assessment from the Perspective of Turkey and Selected EU Member States” in Istanbul, Turkey. The event was organised by the European Liberal Forum  and supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation to discuss how education is key to promote the integration of migrant populations into the societal structures and the system of values of receiving societies. (See presentation)

 

Francesca Borgonovi gave a presentation to the Education Counsellors of the OECD country delegations on 20 March 2017. The purpose of this informal meeting was to present the Strength through Diversity project to Member Countries. (See presentation)

 

Analytical Framework for Work on the Integration of Immigrant Children (PowerPoint Presentation)

 

Mario Piacentini took part in the Workshop On Humanitarianism and Mass Migration in Los Angeles, California on January 18 – 19, 2017. The two-day Workshop involved leading scientists, social scientists, humanists, religious leaders, policy makers, philanthropists, practitioners, and NGOs, on mass migration in the age of climate change, weak and collapsing states, and anti-immigrant fervor. The aim of the workshop was to develop and disseminate high quality data and conceptual work, relevant policy interventions, and best practices as a way to shape new practices and inform change. (See Presentation)

 

Francesca Borgonovi gave a keynote speech at the Conference Promoting Tolerance: Can education do the job? at Örebro, Sweden on 15-16 June 2016. The aim of this two day conferences was to examine if education can foster tolerance. As support for populist anti-immigrant parties is growing in many countries, the question of if and how education systems can promote tolerance is becoming increasingly relevant. (See presentation)

 

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